University of the Sunshine Coast (UniSC)

Bachelor of Behavioural Science (Psychology) / Bachelor of Counselling

University of the Sunshine Coast (UniSC)

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 01595D

Explore the human mind and learn the skills to promote mental and emotional wellbeing with a dual degree in psychology and counselling. This program gives you in-depth knowledge on the science and applications of psychology, along with a strong foundation in counselling theory and skills.In this program you will study the core areas of psychological science, including human development, cognitive perception, personality, learning, and abnormal psychology. You’ll learn about the range of scientific methods, analyses and ethical standards used in psychological research. You’ll gain a thorough understanding of counselling theories and skills, and how to use them in diverse and multicultural workplaces and communities. Develop your skills in cognitive behaviour therapy, personal and relational empathy, positive psychology, family counselling and responding to crisis, trauma and loss, and have the opportunity to work in the community through two counselling placements.


Total units: 384

Standard entry requirements

Have completed a minimum level of education similar to successful completion of Australian Year 12 with good grades.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
UniSC Moreton Bay
  • ATAR: 55
  • Full-time : 4 years
UniSC Sunshine Coast
  • ATAR: 55
  • Full-time : 4 years

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